Used in many Moroccan dishes, turmeric is used for flavor and color. With a bright yellow-orange color, turmeric can be used for dyeing or adding color to Moroccan dishes. It gives food an earthy, peppery taste that is slightly bitter.


Not only is it used in Moroccan dishes, but turmeric has many other benefits as well. It has been known for its healing properties for centuries. It has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic qualities, and turmeric is also known to have at least seven benefits for those who use it.

Having chronic inflammation and pain? Known to be more potent than aspirin or ibuprofen, turmeric provides a safe and lasting effect when alleviating chronic pain. Other symptoms or diagnoses that it helps are rheumatoid arthritis, depression, diabetes, cancer, aging skin, and it helps with memory and keeps the brain healthy.

Follow the step by step ingredients in this blog to learn how to prepare Moroccan baked chicken, and it uses the special ingredient turmeric.

The Barefoot Contessa from Food Network shares how she cooks chicken tagine, and she includes the special ingredient Turmeric.

Chef Moumen will have a cooking demonstration on April 14, 2016. Want to learn how Moroccan spices are used in Kous Kous’ entrees? Get your ticket to the cooking demonstration before time runs out! Buy tickets at the link below:

Moroccan Spring Cooking Event
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On April 14, 2016 at 6:30pm, Chef Moumen will be sharing the secrets to what makes Morocco so special in the Spring - fresh vegetables! Fresh salads, marinated veggies, and vegetable tagine are on the menu! Join us as we explore methods for preparing these delicious veggies.

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